French Cultures Festival 2016

Arts and Entertainment

March 14, 2016

From: French Cultures Festival

March 1 , 2016:

Houston, TX | 7-9:30PM

French cabaret with Déborah Boily & Jerry Atwood.
Location: Cafe Brussels

March 3, 4, 10, 17, 31, 2016:

Houston, TX | 7PM

Screenings of Tip Top by Serge Bozon, Girlhood by Céline Sciamma, Mood Indigo by Michel Gondry, The King and the Mockingbird by Paul Grimault & Diplomacy by Volker Schlöndorff - as part of the Tournées Film Festival, a program of the FaceFoundation in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

Location: University Of St Thomas

March 3, 9, 22, 29, 31, 2016:

Austin, TX | 6:30PM

French Movie Nights with Incendies by Denis Villeneuve at Ruiz Branch, Three Colors Trilogy: Blue, White, Red by Krzysztof Kieślowski at North Village Branch and Coco Before Chanel by Anne Fontaine at Howson Branch.

Location: Austin Public Library

March 4, 2016:

El Paso, TX | 6-8PM

Learn French the fun way with French Bingo Night organized by the Alliance Française de El Paso.

Location: El Paso Community College

March 4-5 & 11-12, 2016:

Houston, TX | 8PM

French play Les Amis du Placard by Gabor Rassov presented by Et Voilà Théâtre.

Location: Talento Bilingue De Houston

March 5, 2016:

Houston, TX | 1-5PM

What's left? Exhibition opening presenting 12 international artists and photographers as part of Fotofest.

Location: French consular residence

March 5 May 29, 2016:

San Antonio, TX

Rodin: The Human Experience An exhibition showcasing 32 bronzes from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation in commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of the death of French sculptor Auguste Rodin.

Tues, Fri: 10 a.m.9 p.m.
Wed, Thurs, Sat, and Sun: 10 a.m.5 p.m

Location: San Antonio Museum of art

March 10, 2016:

Houston, TX | 6-8PM

Sous le ciel de Paris Exhibition opening.

Location:  Alliance francaise

March 11 , 2016:

Dallas, TX | 8am-12pm

Teacher training: Café Pédagogique CLE Formation A conference on The learner as consumer and actor of his learning and three workshops.

Location: Alliance Francaise

Houston, TX | 6-10PM

French Cultures Festival free kick-off concert on the outdoor stage featuring:
- The Blind Suns (Angers, France)
- Wild Moccasins (Houston, TX)
- Scarecrow (Toulouse, France) Bring the whole family and join us to celebrate French language and culture in Downtown Houston for an evening of fun, music & French delicacies!

Location: Discovery Green Park

March 12 , 2016:

Houston, TX | 10AM-12PM

Je parle français et vous ? Learn about French programs offered by Education Française Greater Houston for PreK to 12th grade students.

Location: Memorial Elementary School

March 13 , 2016:

Houston, TX | 4PM

Screening of Pause by Mathieu Urfer following a reception organized by the Swiss Confederation.

Location: Alliance francaise

March 12 | 7:30PM March 13 | 4PM & 7:30PM

 Performances by French artist Julien Prévieux, recipient of the 2014 Prix Marchel Duchamp, as part of the group exhibition What Shall We Do Next? supported by the Institut Français and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

Location: Diverseworks Matchbox2

March 14, 2016:

Houston, TX | 7-8PM

Talk on the work of Henri Cartier-Bresson with photography scholar and curator Peter Galassi as part of Fotofest.

Location: The Menil Collection

March 16, 2016:

Houston, TX | 7:30PM

Screening of A la vie by Jean-Jacques Zilbermann, presented by the Houston Jewish Film Festival.

Location: E.Rubinstein Jewish Community center

March 17, 2016:

Houston, TX | 7-9pm

Pedagogical workshop for teachers of French Using games to teach French as a second language.

Location: Alliance Francaise

March 19, 2016:

Dallas, TX | 9am-12:30PM

La Fête française - French competition for high school students organized by the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) North Texas.

Location: Dallas International School

Houston, TX (Until March 19)

What Shall We Do Next? A group exhibition featuring French artist Julien Prévieux organized with the support of the Institut Français and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. It examines how technology and advertising have shifted our relationships to our physical bodies, our shaping of subjectivity, and notions of the real.

Tues, Fri: 10 a.m.9 p.m.
Wed, Thurs, Sat, and Sun: 10 a.m.5 p.m

Location: Diverseworks

March 18, 2016:

Houston, TX | 8PM

What the Day Owes to the Night - Dance performance by La Compagnie Hervé Koubi presented by Houston Society for the Performing Arts with the support of the French-US Exchange in Dance (Fused, a program of the Face Foundation, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. This show combines capoeira, martial arts, urban and contemporary dance with powerful imagery.

Location: Cullen Theater, Wortham Center

Houston, TX

Workshops with French children's author and illustrator Sophie Adriansen and presentation of her book Max et les Poissons.

Location: Awty International School

March 20, 2016:

Houston, TX | 7:30PM

Artful Prayers for France with AdDeum Dance Company Houston.

Location: Heights Church of Christ

Oklahoma City, OK | 2PM

Book club discussion on Le Premier siècle après Béatrice by Lebanese-born French author Amin Maalouf organized by the Alliance française d'Oklahoma City .

Location: Full Circle Bookstore

March 24, 2016:

San Marcos, TX | 2:30-4PM

Workshop held by Congolese children's author and illustrator Dominique Mwankumi on the preservation of the oral traditions of his country through literature.

Location: Texas state university

March 24-26, 2016:

Houston, TX | 7:30PM

Dance Salad Festival presents the Royal Ballet Flanders from Antwerp (Belgium), directed by Sidi Labri Cherkaoui.

Location: Cullen Theater, Wortham Center

March 25-26, 2016:

Dallas, TX | 8PM

What the Day Owes to the Night - Dance performance by La Compagnie Hervé Koubi presented by Texas International Theatrical Arts Society (Titas) with the support of Fused.

Location: At&T Performing Arts Center

March 26, 2016:

El Paso, TX | 2-5PM

Screenings of School of Babel by Julie Bertuccelli and Little Lion by Samuel Collardey as part of the Festinema Junior 2016 organized by the Alliance française de El Paso.

Location: International Museum Of Art

Austin, TX | 9AM-1PM

Meeting for teachers of French with Congolese author and illustrator Dominique Mwankumi organized by the Central Texas American Association of Teachers of French.

Location: St Edward's University

March 29, 2016:

College Station, TX | 3:30PM

Roundtable on novelist Irène Nemirovsky, author of Suite Française, with Susan Suleiman, C. Douglas Dillon Professor of the Civilization of France and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University; Olivier Philiponnat, French author and Nathan Bracher, professor of French at Texas A&M University.

Location: University Of Texas A&M French/Tamu Institute

March 30, 2016:

Houston, TX - 7:00 pm

Lecture on Chateaux of the Loire followed by wine and cheese reception

Location: Alliance Francaise

Date: March 1-31, 2016


The Heights Church of Christ, 1548 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77008

Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002
International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana Avenue, El Paso, TX 79902

AT and T Performing Arts Center, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201

North Village Library, 2505 Steck Ave, Austin, TX 78757
Awty International School, 7455 Awty School Lane, Houston, TX 77055

Texas A and M University, 4214 TAMU, College Station, TX 77845

St. Edward's University, 3001 S Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78704

Howson Branch Library, 2500 Exposition Boulevard, Austin, TX 78703

Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666

Full Circle Bookstore, 50 Penn Place/1900 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston, 5601 South Braeswood, Houston, TX 77096

Talento Beilingue De Houston, 333 S Jensen Dr, Houston, TX 77003

Discovery Green Park, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010

Memorial Elementary School, 6401 Arnot Street, Houston, TX 77007

Diverseworks, 3400 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, TX 77006

Alliance Française de Houston, 427 Lovett Blvd, Houston, TX 77006
Menil Collection, 1533 Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX 77006

San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 West Jones Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78215

Dallas International School, 6039 Churchill Way, Dallas, TX 75230

Alliance Francaise, 10830 N Central Expy #152, Dallas, TX 75231

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